- Workshops in Fall and Spring Semesters
- Grades 9–12
- Recommended GPA: 3.0 minimum
In addition to excellent grades, the college admissions process requires that high school students demonstrate that they are serious about their academic and professional future. The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy offers Weekend Workshops to provide high school students with programs of study that allow them to explore their professional options and to enhance their college portfolio.
These workshops are offered in condensed, weekend formats and are taught by top industry experts. They offer rigorous course work and serve as an impressive addition on a college application. There are many new offerings this semester from which to choose.
Spring 2017 Application Deadline: February 20, 2017
Spring Class Start Date: February 25, 2017
To make your application process seamless and to ensure that you get the most out of your Weekend Workshop experience, we have developed an FAQ to guide you.
Gain a better understanding of how good grammar is instrumental to working through the creative process and shaping the reader experience.
Develop and fine-tune your creative writing skills through interactive writing exercises and discussion of works by published authors.
Design your own portfolio of fashion accessories while learning about the fashion industry and its important figures and trends.
Learn about sports management through an examination of diverse business structures, management theories, and leadership philosophies.
Immerse yourself in the practice of marketing, and create innovative marketing plans that you can add to your portfolio.
Learn the basics of investing and investment vehicles.
Learn the essential skills of print-based journalism.
Explore New York City through the lens of your camera and create an image bank of your photography.
Learn how to harness the power of big data by transforming it from lifeless piles of numbers into detailed stories through data visualization.
Learn about the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors in New York City, a global destination.
Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of writing for television.
Learn how to write a compelling college application essay.
Learn about the event-planning process and the role of the event manager in helping clients to achieve their goals with measurable results.
Learn about impressionism and the masterpieces of this genre that changed the art world.
Gain an understanding of the language and uses of statistics that you will encounter in college courses.